9/27/08, Louisville, KY: (OpenNewsNet): U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth urged Americans to move forward with green energy and business to support job creation, environmental and economic well being. Yarmuth described portions of the 2008 Energy Bill, highlighting renewable energy and conservation opportunities and pointed to the work of Our1Planet.org and the International Network of Social Entrepreneurs as an important part of networking for a Green economy.
The Idea Festival event was part of the National Green Jobs Now! Day of support for a green economy sponsored by Green For All. In Kentucky, five diverse events joined over 600 nationwide. Other Local events and sponsors include The Adena Institute, Sustainable Business Networks, Kentuckians for the Commonwealth,Rainbow Blossom Natural Foods Markets Green Fair, Kentucky Solar Partnership, The Frankfort Avenue March for Peace and Planet and others.
More information on the Kentucky events can be found at http://sustainablebusinessnetworks.blogspot.com
For information on Green Jobs Now! and Green for All can be found at http://www.greenjobsnow.org